As I mapped out a new path for my life, I wanted to do something positive.
More than 23,000 square miles have been mapped by a pair of survey ships, one Dutch and one Chinese.
When a big storm hit this April, they saw it coming, and mapped its trajectory against neighborhoods at high-risk of landslides.
The ethanol industry has mapped out a strategy to assure that the fat subsidies keep flowing.
How much of the character came all at once, how much was mapped out prior to writing the first novel.
She studied the geography of the State, and the railroads, and mapped out all the meetings for its twelve speakers.
But I got it in spite of him, and mapped out a programme as I drank.
By the time the moon had swung over the midnight line I had mapped out my course.
But the life of the departed was not mapped out in Greece as it was in Egypt.
M. de Queylus interested himself in city planning also and he mapped out the lines on which the city should extend.
1520s, shortening of Middle English mapemounde "map of the world" (late 14c.), and in part from Middle French mappe, shortening of Old French mapemonde, both English and French words from Medieval Latin mappa mundi "map of the world;" first element from Latin mappa "napkin, cloth" (on which maps were drawn), "tablecloth, signal-cloth, flag," said by Quintilian to be of Punic origin (cf. Talmudic Hebrew mappa, contraction of Mishnaic menaphah "a fluttering banner, streaming cloth") + Latin mundi "of the world," from mundus "universe, world" (see mundane). Commonly used 17c. in a figurative sense of "epitome; detailed representation." To put (something) on the map "bring it to wide attention" is from 1913.
1580s, from map (n.). Related: Mapped, mapping. To map (something) out in the figurative sense is from 1610s.
The human face.
A genetic map.
To make a map of.
To locate a gene or DNA sequence in a specific region of a chromosome in relation to known genes or DNA sequences.